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‘It’s a hot mess’: Tony Evers urges Scott Walker to veto GOP lame duck proposals limiting...

Ross was especially critical of a provision in the plans to limit early voting to two weeks. It has been as much as six weeks.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/10/2018
In The News

Tony Evers ‘not particularly encouraged’ by chat with Scott Walker on vetoing GOP lame-duck bills

Scot Ros told Gousha that Republicans are "attacking early voting" and defying the judge's order in the 2016 case.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/10/2018
In The News

Activist group eyes legal action

One Wisconsin Now says Republicans are attacking access to voting by placing new limits on early voting.
WISN-TV
12/09/2018
In The News

Opponents look at legal options as they await Scott Walker’s actions on lame-duck bills

One Wisconsin Institute has signaled it may rekindle its legal fight against the early voting restrictions.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/09/2018
Press Release

While Wisconsin Slept, Republicans Rejected Will of Voters

While Wisconsin slept last night, Republicans worked behind closed doors on schemes to reject the results of the November 2018 midterm elections.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/05/2018
In The News

Democratic leaders, protesters fire up crowd for fight with GOP

“Republicans like Robin Vos and Scott Fitzgerald want to end that because they think the problem with these elections was that too many people voted.”
Capital Times
12/04/2018
In The News

Citizen Rights Group Call on WI Legislature to “Respect Our Votes”

"The underlying theme though that it's just incredibly disrespectful to the 2.6 million-plus voters who cast a ballot in this most recent election.”
Public News Service
12/04/2018
Press Release

Will GOP Risk Contempt With Scheme to Enact New Limits on Early Voting?

A federal court ruling in the voting rights case struck down racially-motivated restrictions on early voting imposed by Wisconsin Republicans.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/04/2018
In The News

‘This is not democracy’: Republicans try to shrink power of incoming Democrats

Republicans believe they lost the November election because too many people voted here, and are trying to undo the results of the vote.
the Guardian
12/04/2018
In The News

Wisconsin GOP uses rare session to weaken incoming governor

One Wisconsin Now said the Republican’s latest effort shows they “refuse to accept the results of the 2018 elections” and are worried about large voter turnout.
Associated Press
12/03/2018
In The News

GOP-held state legislatures in Wisconsin and Michigan are trying to limit new Democratic governors’ powers

“It is clearly partisan, and it’s motivated by results of the election. It’s a sore loser session,” One Wisconsin Now, told The Fix.
Washington Post
12/03/2018
In The News

Dems Threaten Lawsuits As WI GOP Plows Ahead With Lame Duck Power Grab

Republicans “are trying to undo the results of the November 2018 elections...” Scot Ross, director of One Wisconsin Now, said in a Monday press call.
Talking Points Memo
12/03/2018
Press Release

Eight Days After Election, Robin Vos Requested New Restrictions on Early Voting

Robin Vos and his fellow Republicans are playing with legal fire as they keep trying to rig the rules on voting to give themselves an unfair advantage.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/03/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul, Tony Evers slam lame-duck session

Josh Kaul is warning Republican efforts to strip some of his authority are likely to embroil Wisconsin in a legal battle.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/03/2018
In The News

Incoming attorney general slams GOP plan to curb his powers, says it subverts democracy

Over the weekend, an attorney for the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute said it would bring a legal challenge to the limit on early voting if it passes. The group successfully struck down a similar limit in 2016.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/03/2018
In The News

5 Things Wisconsin Republicans Want To Do Last-Minute

A federal lawsuit, One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen, resulted in their efforts being struck down.
Patch
12/03/2018
In The News

Changes to early voting, Wisconsin presidential primary would cost taxpayers millions under GOP plan

Democratic attorneys Marc Elias and Bruce Spiva have promised to bring a legal challenge to the early voting limit if it passes.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/03/2018
Testimony

Testimony on Efforts to Restrict the Right to Vote

Today we are asking that you reject the proposals contained in these bills to reinstate unnecessary and unconstitutional limits on early voting.
One Wisconsin Institute
One Wisconsin Institute
12/03/2018
In The News

Scot Ross on Devil’s Advocates Radio

The Wisconsin GOP is set to make an unprecedented power grab to enhance their powers and limit Governor-elect Evers.
WRRD-AM
12/03/2018
In The News

After Raucous Hearing, Bills To Restrict Early Voting, Curtail Evers’ Powers Move To Full Legislature

A lawyer for the liberal One Wisconsin Institute warned against the provision of the bill that restricts early voting, saying it would be challenged in court.
Wisconsin Public Radio
12/03/2018
In The News

GOP lawmakers seek sweeping new restrictions on incoming Democratic attorney general

Scot Ross who is currently involved in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s voting requirements, chastised the proposal.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/01/2018
In The News

Lawsuit looms over proposed limit to early voting in Wisconsin

Elias represented an affiliate of One Wisconsin Now in the case that resulted in the 2016 decision striking down previous limits to early voting.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/01/2018
In The News

GOP State Lawmakers Look To Limit Early Voting In Lame-Duck Session

Analiese Eicher which has successfully sued the state over its voting laws, said she was "shocked but not surprised" GOP lawmakers introduced the plan.
Wisconsin Public Radio
11/30/2018
Press Release

Vos Republicans: ‘Too Many People Voted’

Scot Ross released the following statements and information on reported attacks on early voting planned by Republicans in their lame duck legislative session.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/30/2018
In The News

GOP lame-duck bills would move primary, limit early voting

Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Institute, which brought the lawsuit, issued a statement saying Republicans are trying to "rig" election rules.
Associated Press
11/30/2018
In The News

Wisconsin Republicans Want to Close Early Voting Sites for Weeks in Desperate Move to Clamp Down on Voters in...

A similar early voting clampdown was found unconstitutional and "pretextual" in a sweeping opinion in U.S. District Court, One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.
MAL Contends
11/30/2018
Press Release

Republicans Launch Another Assault on Democracy

This Republican gang has shown time and again they have no shame when it comes to rigging the rules to give themselves an unfair partisan advantage.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/30/2018
Press Release

GOP ‘Playing with Fire’ Using Lame Duck to Rig Elections

We and our legal counsel will be vigilant in monitoring what the Republicans attempt to do with state laws on voting in this lame duck session.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/28/2018
Press Release

2018 Election Totals Show Voters Delivered Mandate to Democrats

Voters turned out in record numbers and they handed a mandate to the Democrats who swept every statewide race on the ballot.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/20/2018
Press Release

Stung By Losses, WI GOP Wants Presidential Primary Date Change

Republicans appear to have settled on an explanation for why they lost every statewide race on the ballot in the November 6 elections: Too many voters voted.
One Wisconsin Logo
One Wisconsin Now
11/16/2018
In The News

Scott Walker, lawmakers consider helping conservative justice before Tony Evers becomes governor

Analiese Eicher noted Republicans fought plans to hold special elections this year and complained about the cost of past recall elections.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/15/2018
In The News

Wisconsin sees record participation at the ballot box for 2018 midterm elections

“The record turnout in this election shows voters vote, when given the opportunity to vote,” said Analiese Eicher, Program Director at One Wisconsin Now.
Milwaukee Independent
11/10/2018
In The News

33 Election Winners and Losers

Winner: One Wisconsin Now and Josh Kaul: The historically high early voting in Milwaukee and Madison were key to the victory of Kaul and Evers.
Urban Milwaukee
11/08/2018
Press Release

Wisconsin Turns Out and Early Votes at Record Levels for Midterm Elections

Wisconsin voters turned out in record numbers for the 2018 midterm election sending the clear message that voters vote, when given the opportunity to vote.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/08/2018
Press Release

Post-One Wisconsin Institute Lawsuit, Voters Continue to Shatter Early Vote Records

After setting early absentee voting records in 2016, Wisconsin voters are again setting records with early absentee voting in 2018.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/05/2018
In The News

Voter fraud — what voter fraud? Studies contradict photo ID rationale

One Wisconsin Institute filed open-records requests for all complaints of voter fraud from “every single legislator” who claimed to have received them.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Voter ID linked to lower turnout in Wisconsin, other states; students, people of color, elderly most affected

One lawsuit, brought by One Wisconsin Institute, seeks to strike down the law.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Combatting GOP Voter Suppression Tactics

One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action were successful in having those restrictions overturned in court by proving they made it harder for Democrats to vote.
Shepherd Express
08/28/2018
In The News

Attorney general race is heating up, but is anyone paying attention?

He served as one of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys in Wisconsin’s 2016 presidential recount and is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit.
Wisconsin State Journal
08/20/2018
In The News

Wisconsin AG race ready to heat up, but will anyone watch?

He served as one of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys ... and is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the state’s voter ID law.
Associated Press
08/19/2018
In The News

Wisconsin Reverses Ban on Some Overseas Absentee Ballots

One Wisconsin Institute sued over the restriction on voting rights, and in 2016 a federal court ordered the state to end the prohibition.
Courthouse News Service
06/21/2018
In The News

How a Wave of New Voters Could Take Out Scott Walker in 2018

Madison has seen high turnouts since 2016, when the One Wisconsin Institute's federal court decision swept away much of the Republican voter-obstruction legislation.
In These Times
06/04/2018
In The News

State moves to avert federal lawsuit on voting hitch for some overseas voters

A federal judge already flagged the issue as part of a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute that overturned restrictions on in-person absentee voting.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/25/2018
In The News

Kaul makes case for Attorney General

Kaul is now the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Rice Lake Chronotype
05/09/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul calls on Brad Schimel to challenge FCC repeal of net neutrality rules

Kaul represents One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund in their lawsuit against Wisconsin’s Voter ID law.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/03/2018
In The News

Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel over voter ID comments and handling of rape kits

Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/02/2018
In The News

Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018